SÉCHAULT, France — The modest granite monument at the entrance to Séchault, a village in eastern France, commemorates the sacrifice of the United States 369th…View More African-American Sacrifice in the Killing Fields of France
HAMBURG, Germany — It may well be that Germans have a special inclination to panic at specters from the past, and I admit that this…View More Opinion | 1918 Germany Has a Warning for America
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In November 1918, when news of the armistice in Europe arrived in Cairo, Muhammad Husayn Haykal, a prominent Egyptian intellectual, was approached by a friend.…View More Opinion | How the Wilsonian Moment Failed
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HONG KONG — One spud was a dud. Caked in rust and mud, a World War I hand grenade was harvested with potatoes in France…View More Potato or Hand Grenade? A Rusty Bombshell at a Chip Factory
News was received in Paris last evening that King Albert re-entered his capital yesterday at the head of the Belgian troops, of whom he had…View More 1918: Belgian King Returns Home After World War I
At the 11th hour on the 11th day in the 11th month precisely a century ago, the guns fell silent throughout the world, marking the…View More The Great War remembered